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with after spending the day at martha's kitchen, it's that good work and easy work are far from the same thing. something jose garcia can demonstrate for you with a meat slicer and a few dozen pounds of roast pork. >> i've been at it for about an hour and a half and i got about 45 minutes still. >> reporter: that sure is a lot of sliced meat but the folks at martha's kitchen will need it, not to mention the hundreds of potatoes and gallons s of soup go with it because when they open their doors later today, 300 people will come through them looking for a meal. it's a drill that's practiced twice a week at this location, san jose's sacred heart church but that's only a fraction of a what they do around here thanks in large part to the influence of martha's kitchen's executive director adida cruz. >> i see her in martha's kitchen. >> after a career at high-tech firms like ibm, apple and hp, she got some bad news in the early part of the last decade. >> what i thought was a devastating event in my life when i got laid off was actually a blessing. >> a blessing because she says while she al
martha stewart branded home goods to tell you about. at issue is whether jcpenney can sell certain products despite macy's deal with martha stewart. >>> a facebook milestone. its stock finally trading above its initial public offering of $38. the stock rose as high as 38.31 but then fell to close at 36.80. and they say you can never be too rich or too thin. but what if you had to choose? the credit karma poll finds only about 3 in 10 americans would be willing to gain 25 pounds to get out of debt. apparently a pound of flesh is worth an awful lot. good question. >>> just ahead, the latest in the battle between college athletes and video gamemaker electronic arts. >>> plus, christian ronaldo better stick to soccer. sports when we return. >>> now for the latest in sports, philadelphia eagles wide receiver riley cooper is apologizing for making a racial slur at a kenny chesney concert. it was captured on video and led to him getting fined. cooper said he was drinking when he directed the "n" word as an african-american security guard at the june concert. >> this is, you know, kind of
white house correspondent kristin welker with the vacationing president on martha's vineyard. >> reporter: president obama on the golf course during his first full day of vacation with cameras capturing a moment of frustration. back in washington, his foreign policy frustrations played out on the sunday talk shows. while republicans have generally backed mr. obama's surveillance programs, they've also said he's been too soft on russia and accused nsa leaker edward snowden. >> mr. snowden's being granted asylum in russia is a signal of incredibly bad relations between the united states and russia. and mr. putin putting his thumb right in america's eye. >> reporter: senator john mccain argued that the president underestimated his russian counterpart. >> and i know they like to focus on body language, and he's got that kind of slouch looking like the bored kid in the back of the classroom. >> the president comparing him to the kid in the back of the classroom, i think is very indicative of his lack of appreciation of who vladimir putin is. >> reporter: and renewed debate today a
spending the day at martha's kitchen, it's that good work and easy work are far from the same thing. and something jose garcia can demonstrate for you with a meat slicer and a few dozen pounds of roast pork. >> i've been on it for about an hour and a half, and i've got about 45 minutes still. >> reporter: that still is a lot of sliced meat, but the folks at martha's kitchen are going to need it not to mention the 00s of potatoes and gallons of soup to go with t because when they open their doors later this day, 300 people are going to come through them, looking for a meal. it's a drill that is practiced twice a week at this location, san jose's sacred heart church, yet, still is only a frack shun of what they do around here. thanks in large part to the influence of martha's kitchen's executive director. after a career at high tech firms like ibm, apple and hp, shy got some bad news back in the early part of the last decade. >> what i thought was a devastating event of my life, when i got laid off, it was actually a blessing. >> reporter: a blessing, because she says while she always
on martha's vineyard. >> reporter: as president obama wrapped up his vacation on martha's vineyard today, his policy toward egypt came under sharp criticism in washington. >> we have no credibility. >> reporter: senator john mccain, who recently traveled to egypt at the request of president obama and who initially opposed cutting off the $1.3 billion in u.s. military aid to the country, now argues that given the ongoing violence, aid should end. >> when we threaten something, as we did that we would cut off aid, the administration did, and then not do it, then you lose your credibility and your influence. >> reporter: and while some fellow republicans disagreed -- >> i would be reluctant to cut off aid. obviously, we should use it as a bargaining wedge. >> reporter: there was also mounting bipartisan support for holding back u.s. dollars. >> the recent violent crackdown, i do not see how we can continue aid. i believe it must be suspended. >> there's no way to say this is not a coup. it is. we should say so, and we should follow our own law, which says we can't -- we cannot fund the coup
for the president to address before he heads off to the nine-day vacation in martha's vineya vineyard. it's not unusual to see these types of press conferences late summer. congress is gone all month which means republicans and a lot of his critics are gone. the president will have the stage. what will he talk about? he will undoubtedly be asked about canceling this conference, the summit, with vladimir putin with the russian president. why that happened and how much the asylum for edward snowden had to do with that decision. he will also likely be asked to address the terror threats in the middle east. now not just the one that shut down 19 embassies and consulates this week, but a new one that is now shutting down the consulate in lahore in pakistan. that's a separate issue, according to the state department. but clearly concerns throughout that region. egypt, syria, unrest in those regions. what is the appropriate level of u.s. involvement? where does russia stand with the syrian government? all expected to come up today. >> and all very important. >>> nbc news will have live coverage
party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. >> reporter: in martha's vineyard, president obama looking for a break from the heat. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> more guns are off bay area streets tonight thanks to a gun buyback program in oakland today. the organization youth uprising partnered with the oakland police department and an anonymous donor to host the event. residents were able to turn in guns with no questions asked. they received $200 cash for an assault weapon. they say while the gun buyback program will stop the violence, it can help. >> it seems good we're getting guns off the streets. we know every gun out there is a potential threat. >> the group said they plan another gurn buyback program by the end of the year. >>> a man was giving a girl a horse drawn carriage ride around noon today when the horse got spooked and took off at full speed. the girl was thrown from the carriage. the truck driver saw the horse barrelling toward him with the 11-year-old girl in tow he tried to get his vehicle out of the way. the girl was injur
leaving for his vacation on martha's vineyard, president obama said he had already been moving the nsa towards more transparentscy and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office. a young generation believe he's a jason bourne. >> reporter: nsa wants a stronger defense from the president. >> he failed to explain these programs which saved lives, stopped terrorist plots. >> reporter: washington wants edward snowden brought back home to face justice. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> still to come an unusual ruling. why a judge has ordered that a baby's name be changed. >>> also paying more for pre-school. the tens of thousands of dollars bay area parents are spending on early education and if the high costs are worth it. >>> al gore will visit lake tahoe next week. he's not vacationing. we'll tell you about his plans. >> right now we're watching the low clouds spill back across the bay from san francisco, approaching oakland, crossing the peninsula eventually into the south bay where we'll see drizzle for tomorrow morning but watchi
vacationing on martha's vineyard, president obama couldn't escape a moment of apparent frustration on the golf course. back in washington, more troubles await the commander in chief. lawmakers are criticizing the president's plan to increase oversight of the nsa surveillance programs exposed by leaker edward snowden. >> he's failed to explain these programs which are lawful, which have saved lives. >> we need to do better in educating our public so they are not fearful that we, the government, are violating their privacy. >> reporter: the former director of the nsa warned added oversight could hurt a key part of the program, moving quick three protect national security. >> so you need to be careful about how many processes you put in there. >> reporter: the leaks seem to have pushed u.s./russia relations to a post-cold war low. ever since snowden obtained asyl num the country. president obama has canceled a meeting with vladimir putin originally scheduled for next month. some lawmakers want a stronger gesture. >> mr. putin does not have united states/russia relationships in any priority, and t
it all. >> reporter: good morning to you. before president obama begins his vacation here in martha's vineyard, he will stop in orlando to speak with disabled veterans. edward snowden has everyone talking today. it comes after a news conference on friday announcing snowden played a role in the timing that he wants to enact new measures to enact the surveillance program. the president announced working with congress to reform the nsa program that collects telephone data mandating more transparency by the court. creating a team of private citizens including activists to review the program. chuck todd asked president obama if snowden is a leaker or a patriot. here is what he had to say. take a listen. >> i don't think he was a patriot. as i said in my opening remarks, i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made the leaks. >> reporter: now president obama also, for the first time, addressed his decision not to meet with russia's president, vladimir putin on the sidelines of the g-20 summit. a number of factors went into that decision, including
-day family vacation this afternoon. even on martha's vineyard there was no break from the ongoing debate about his administration's controversial program. >> although i understand the necessity of them for my own protection, i'm concerned that there is no control as to how far they go. >> i am more concerned about safety of the country than any individual liberties. >> on friday the president tried to calm the public by announcing new measures aimed at enhancing transparency and strengthening oversight and the program that governs them. >> we can be more transparent. >> there is sharp disagreement. some are encouraged -- >> i like the fact that steps have been announced, but we won't know for sure whether or not they go far enough. >> it probably is important to have transparency so people can get on board with the program. >> others remain deeply skeptical. >> disappointed and i don't think we should fight against that. we have to push obama to do better. it's not good enough. >> it's mostly overly a threat to democracy and the threat to the basic principles of the republic for the amer
and the political furor here at homes shows no signs of cooling off. before leaving for his vacation on martha ans's vineyard, president obama said he'd already been moving the nsa toward more transparency and accountability. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. >> he betrayed his oath of office. there's a young generation that believe he's some kind of jason bourne and there's got to be more transparency. >> reporter: nsa supporters want a stronger defense from the president. >> he's failed to explain these programs which are lawful, which have saved lives, which have stopped terrorist plots. >> reporter: washington wants edward snowden brought back home to face justice. bryan mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> two of the biggest names in politics will be in the bay area tomorrow. former secretary of state hillary clinton will be in san francisco speaking at the american bar association annual meeting. attorney general eric holder will also be speaking tomorrow. this year's meeting focuses on human trafficking, cyber security and gender equality and is taking place at the moscone center. >>>
to the music on martha's vineyard. he condemned the crackdown by egypt's military. >> we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal rights essential to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest. >> reporter: but mr. obama suggested many egyptians, maybe a majority, i wanted the army to oust elected president mow ham mid-morsi and wanted the protests by pro-morsi backers ended but he said egyptians and he are horrified by 500-plus dead and by protesters killing cops and attacking christians. >> we call on the egyptian authorities to respect the universal rights of the people. we call on those who are protesting to do so peacefully and con dent attacks that we've seen by protesters, including on churches. >> reporter: the president could have gone further. he could have declare there had had been a coup in egypt. all u.s. aid would have stopped. but he didn't. >> this morning, we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise, which was scheduled for next month. >> reporter: and president obama says his national securit
. >>> also ahead, martha stewart shows you how to give summer a proper sendoff. but we don't want summer to go. >>> from a stereo system to back to school supplies, jill martin is here with a new batch of the often imitated, but never equalled, steals and deals. shows how to use a bag for an umbrella. >> multitasking bag. first we'll talk to tamron about her new show. investigation discovery. the show is called "deadline crime with tamron hall." very exciting. this show that airs on sunday. its debut. it's very personal for you. tell us about it. >> the show idea came up after a conversation i had. my sister was murdered several years ago. and her crime is unsolved. i started talking with other survivors and their families about the difficult challenge. you have no closure. and this show evolved. my father passed away afew years aft ago. my mother believes from a broken heart. leroi is married with a child of his own. his son says, when can i meet my grandma. we have to say, she's in heaven. this show came about organically. i've been able to have this blessed opportunity to talk to othe
, daughter-in-law blanca and friend martha. okay. everybody please keep your blind folds on. here is edie before. all right, edie, let's see the new you. >> bring it, edie. >> all right! all right! >> all right, guys. take off your blindfolds. >> mother! mother! >> are you ready to see yourself? are you ready? turn right around here and look into this camera. step up. step right up close so you can see yourself. >> you look awesome. >> you look adorable. >> look right there. tell us about that. >> this is a great -- >> look right here. >> again, shaped around her face. uplift her features which we wanted to do. and she had her hair light and dark. i made it more -- a little more monochromatic which was softer for her face. >> guys, what do you think? >> mom looks hot. >> that's disturbing to hear you say that. >> jill, tell us about that dress. it's perfect. >> i love it. this is a wrap dress day because wrap dresses are great at any age. this is by maggie london. she doesn't wear red and brown so that's why we picked this. >> you look great. >> a big round of applause for edie. >> our se
thing. >> yeah. >> sounds a little like martha stewart. >> mend fences now before it's too late. >> that's true. >> some of those rifts -- >> they go deep. finally, time is a friend, not a foe. that's exactly right. as we were saying before, e eidie gorme, it's her birthday tomorrow too. would have been. so embrace it. >> what age am i going to be? >> 59 plus tax. >> something happened to her shots. they're gone. >> when i was choosing my ihoda for today, instead of being selfish like i usually am, i decided to pick one of your favorites. i thought you'd like this one. this is one of those ones that will make you close your eyes and go god, i remember those days. >> really? >> yeah. you're going to remember those days, well, when the show first started. ♪ boots with the fur crank it up, i can't hear. >> i'm not even going to drink. i'm going to eat. ♪ she hit the floor ♪ next thing you know ♪ shorty got low, low, low, low, low ♪ ♪ them baggy sweatpants and the reeboks with the straps ♪ ♪ give that big booty a slap ♪ she hit the floor ♪ next thing you know ♪ shorty g
with the military. >>> the first family is back home at the white house after a week-long vacation at martha's vineyard. here they are arriving. he spoke out only once, making a statement against the ongoing violence in egypt. >>> sexual harassment allegations are promming some people in san diego to launch a recall effort to remove their mayor. bob filner is refusing calls to resign despite facing sexual harassment allegations from a dozen women. 101,000 signatures have to be collected to trigger a recall election. >>> community members will have several opportunities to give an input about the future of the contra costa fire district. budget cuts have led to fire station closures for the past two years. the meetings will give people a chance to offer feed back that is critical to evaluating the fire district. the first meeting is at the pittsburg public library tomorrow at 6:30. >>> take a look at this video. three cars went up in flames in the parking lot of o.co coliseum last night. that massive plume of smoke could be seen inside the stadium as well at least one car was destroyed and se
what is a working vacation in martha's vineyard to make the public statement that took place in the last 30 minutes. he is strongly condemning the crackdown of the egyptian military. more than 500 people already dead. insisting that the tra itiditio cooperation with not continue as usual when civilians are being killed. >> let me say that the egyptian people deserve better than what we have seen over the last several days. and to the egyptian people, let me say the cycle of violence and escalation needs to stop. we call on the egyptian authorities to respect the universal rights of the people. we call on those who are protesting to do so peacefully. >> in canceling the military exercises, he did not make any mention of cutting off about $1.5 billion in military and financial aid, but he dangled the idea of the possibility for further consequences. >> peter alexander in washington, thanks so much. >>> meanwhile in egypt, supports of deposed president mohamed morsi remain defiant. nbc's foreign correspondent richard engel has the very latest. good morning. >> reporter: good mor
family vacation on martha's vineyard. of course no president really gets to unplug really. he has a number of major issues on his plate. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david, good morning. >> hey, craig. good morning. gun control, immigration reform, grand bargain on the budget, all of those things of course are on hold right now. has the president's second-term agenda, has it already stalled out? >> it does seem to be a neutral in a couple ways. one, there are the distractions, those things the president didn't count on including the leaking of this nsa program, the series of programs he's got to defend and try to reform. you mentioned gun control, other issues. i also think he has some of these interact problems especially with issues like immigration. this is the legacy item, this is a big campaign item and it does not appear to be heading in the direction that the president would want, let alone the fact you refer to the budget and continuing to fund the government, that comes up in september. we could see repeat then of fights we've seen over the last couple
is engaging. he came out during his vacation on martha's vineyard, spoke on thursday. this is part of what he said. >> we've sustained our commitment to egypt and its people, but while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. >> so, ratchets up the pressure, senator ayotte, but is the president more or less on the sidelines or do you think he's been doing the right thing? >> well, i agreed with his suspension of the military exercise, obviously his condemnation of the violence, but i think he fell short when he really didn't come out and call out the real question on the suspension of aid, because that is the real influence that we have with egypt. so, i thought that he could have been stronger on that coming very clearly against the violence and saying we're going to suspend aid until you restore democracy. >> so, the question for me, senator reed, is what is it that the united states really wants to stand up for right now? i go back to the mubarak, at
begins his third day of vacation on martha's vineyard today but he won't be able to leave his work completely behind. kristen welker is there with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning to you. this is a working vacation for president obama but there will be plenty of time for r and r as well. on sunday president obama played golf. cameras captured him expressing a moment of frustration after missing a putt, but he hasn't been able to escape the debate over his government surveillance program. on friday, president obama announced new steps aimed at increasing transparency. republicans have typically been supportive but on sunday michael mccall said on "meet the press" that the steps were window dressing. he said mr. obama hasn't done a good enough job of explaining the program to the public. democrats welcomed the steps, most of them that the president announced but some including the senator continue to express concerns about privacy rights. any major changes to the surveillance program will have to wait until september when congress is back in session. natal
for vacation tomorrow for ten days in martha's vineyard, and you should expect questions all over the map, from health care to immigration, and it's a disappointing end of the summer for the president. three months ago he thought it would be a press conference where it would be a big success, signing an immigration reform bill, and that is not anywhere in sight, and he has the implementation of the health care, and it's a precarious position he is in as he heads to the press conference and vacation. >> a programming note, we will have that press conference beginning at 3:00 p.m. eastern time. meanwhile, the medal of freedom. oprah winfrey and bill clinton are along those receiving the awards. >>> police say he killed his wife and posted a photo of her dead body on facebook. police say 31-year-old derrick medina turned himself in telling them he shot 26-year-old jennifer alfonso after she said she was leaving him. a quote from the facebook post says, i am going to prison for killing my wife, and he claimed she was punching him and he was not going to stand for more abuse. mary is here. good morn
this morning after a nine-day vacation on martha's vineyard. they arrived back at the white house late last night. the president spent most of his vacation out of private view. today he'll hold a private meeting with private vesters to discuss efforts on strengthening the nation's economy. >>> more fallout on the edward snowden nsa leaks case. they detained the partner of the reporter that first revealed the leaks. david miranda was held under schedule 7 of the terrorism act which allows security agencies to stop and question people at boarders. he was released after nine hours of questioning and was not arrested. now to wall street and what is moving the markets on this monday morning. jackie joins us. good morning. >> gas prices, aaa says they are down a penny from last week, but 14 cents from a month ago. the national average for a gallon of regular, now $3.53. one research firm saying internet traffic around the world dropped 40% when google experienced a brief outing on friday evening, and the will the dow rebound from the worst week of the year? or was last week's drop a sign of more
. martha stewart and i only share initials. i am not crafty but i am creative. i went and got boxes. >> this is a little bit rocky. >> a little bit what? >> wilty. >> dodgy. i like dodgy. that's good. >> it has a nice homemade feel. >> it's homemade, diy. this is a charging station you can buy. it keeps all of your devices together. >> meredith, thank you so much. >> thanks. >>> coming up next, hollywood game night in the morning. play along. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪ [ hero mom ] oh, yeah. we're gettin' cereal. 'cause over 40 general mills cereals are 130 calories or less per serving. just look for the g. boom! that's how nutrition is done, people. [ laughs ] ♪ [ female announcer ] hey ladies. you love it. you've got to have it. cinnamon toast crunch, 'cause that cinnamon and sugar is so irresistible. everybody craves those crazy squares.® [ female announcer ] no other system lets you take your license from state to state. no other system integrates patient care so holistically. places such advanced technology in the hands of practitioners. has the privilege of caring e
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